NURIEV STARS IN S1600, LEGENDS TAKE ON CROSSCAR CHALLENGE
Saturday 6th of July 2019
Russia’s Aydar Nuriev is Euro RX Super1600 TQ (top qualifier) at the end of day one in the Swecon World RX of Sweden.
Action on track got underway on Friday afternoon, with two qualifiers for the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Super1600, a special Crosscar Star Challenge along with Free Practice for Euro RX Supercar and the RX2 International Series.
In Euro RX Super1600, Russia’s Egor Sanin was quickest in Q1 with a Renault Twingo, before Championship leader Nuriev won the last race of Q2 and was quickest to take the TQ position. Second is Norway’s Marius Bermingrud, Sanin is third and Great Britain’s Jack Thorne fourth, the trio having their best runs of the season so far.
Euro RX Supercar Championship contenders Thomas Bryntesson and Robin Larsson were quickest in the two Free Practice Supercar sessions, and each also took a second behind the other driver. Larsson went 0.113s quicker in FP2 than Bryntesson’s time in FP1. Sweden’s Marcus Hoglund was quickest in FP1 in the RX2 International Series before Championship leader Oliver Eriksson went quicker to top the time sheets in FP2.
In the Crosscar star challenge, Sweden’s Jimmie Osterberg won the final ahead of Isac Egonsson and Isak Reiersen. Two time World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm was sixth.
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